i had pain in my pelvic area and bleeding that wasn't normal for me. since it had gone on for a couple of weeks, my friend said i had to go to the doctor. of course, she was right. it turned out, i had uterine cancer, a type of gynecologic cancer. to make a long story short, by realizing something might be wrong and seeing my doctor right away, i received treatment. now we're confident i'll be fine. please, please listen to your body. if something doesn't feel right for two weeks or longer, see your doctor. uterine, cervical, ovarian, vaginal, and vulvar cancers are all gynecologic cancers. signs and symptoms are not the same for everybody, so get the facts. get the inside knowledge. call 1-800-cdc-info to learn more. knowing can make all the difference in the world. it did for me.